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Cellulosic Biofuel Crops: Sorghum Offers Highest Yields in Many Parts of U.S.

Cellulosic Biofuel Crops: Sorghum Offers Highest Yields in Many Parts of U.S.

👤By Debra Levey Larson, University of Illinois 🕔Jan 16, 2018

According to a recent ruling by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, 288 million gallons of  must be blended into the U.S. gasoline supply in 2018. Although this figure is down slightly from last year, the industry is still growing

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South Dakota Corn: Do Big Yields Mean Big Money?

South Dakota Corn: Do Big Yields Mean Big Money?

👤Written collaboratively by Anthony Bly, Sara Berg and David Karki. 🕔Jan 6, 2018

Do you believe the highest yields return the greatest profit? Are you managing for maximum yields? Do you attempt to manage your corn crop for the highest yields as a result of what yield contest winner’s say? Maybe you have

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Midwest Crop Tour: Nebraska Est. Corn Yield 4% Down; Soybeans More Potential – DTN

Midwest Crop Tour: Nebraska Est. Corn Yield 4% Down; Soybeans More Potential – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton and Pam Smith DTN Progessive Farmer 🕔Aug 24, 2016

Crop scouts on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour came into the week wondering if USDA’s August estimates could be right. The second day of tour made that question even more pertinent as variable yields ruled the day in Nebraska.

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Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Harvests to Hit Record Highs

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Harvests to Hit Record Highs

👤From University of Nebraska 🕔Nov 12, 2015

Based on November 1 conditions, Nebraska’s 2015 corn crop is forecast at a record high 1.68 billion bushels, up 4% from last year, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Acreage harvested for grain is estimated at 9.00 million

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Kentucky: Early Bird Meeting, Nov. 23, 24, Dec, 7

Kentucky: Early Bird Meeting, Nov. 23, 24, Dec, 7

👤By Chad Lee, Extension Professor, University of Kentucky 🕔Nov 5, 2015

You’re invited to attend the Early Bird meetings which will be held at several locations throughout the state. Each meeting is scheduled at the following areas: November 23rd – SEDALIA RESTAURANT, Sedalia, KY November 24th – THE FEED MILL RESTAURANT,

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Increased Seed Sugars Lead to Higher Yielding Crops

Increased Seed Sugars Lead to Higher Yielding Crops

👤From Carnegie Institution 🕔Nov 3, 2015

Once a mother plant releases its embryos to the outside world, they have to survive on their own without family protection. To ensure successful colonization by these vulnerable creatures, the mother plant provides the embryo with a backpack full of energy,

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Farm Budget: 6 Myths About High and Low-Profit Farmers – DTN

Farm Budget: 6 Myths About High and Low-Profit Farmers – DTN

👤By Elizabeth Williams, DTN Special Correspondent 🕔Oct 29, 2015

High yields across the upper Midwest in 2015 may have saved many producers from falling below breakeven — especially if they sold on price rallies. However, the doom and gloom predicted for high-cost corn and soybean farmers is likely just

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Kentucky Wheat: Product Test Reveals Little Help for Yields

Kentucky Wheat: Product Test Reveals Little Help for Yields

👤By John H. Grove and William P. Bruening, University of Kentucky 🕔Oct 2, 2015

The primary goal of this research is to provide new product information to wheat producers. New product releases, which occur every year, are often accompanied by weak performance evaluation information – often testimonials based on invalid comparisons. Chemical soil compaction

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Rice: New Healthier Variety and… It’s Purple

Rice: New Healthier Variety and… It’s Purple

👤By Susan V. Fisk, Crop Science Society of America 🕔Sep 25, 2015

If I presented you with a bowl of steaming purple rice, would you eat it? Most of us are accustomed to white or brown rice as a staple in our diet. But according to plant breeder Anna McClung, we are

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Arkansas Wheat: Getting Your Crop to a Good Start for 2015

Arkansas Wheat: Getting Your Crop to a Good Start for 2015

🕔Sep 24, 2015

With the continued warm and dry weather across Arkansas, harvest of summer crops is making good progress.  The latest Arkansas Agriculture Statistics Service Crop Progress Report indicates that corn harvest is 90% complete, 57% for rice, 82% for grain sorghum,

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